05 Nov 2017 13:10pm
WALVIS BAY, 05 NOV (NAMPA) Erongo Marine Enterprises has once again given financial and food donations to various beneficiaries across the country.
At the launch of its Harambee Trust in Walvis Bay on Saturday, where 160 employees of the company received shareholding rights, the company made donations worth over N.dollars 500 000.
Announced under what was termed Harambee Moments, the Centre for Resource and Transformation (CERET) received the biggest cheque of N.dollars 350 000 to be used for gardening by communities in the Omaheke Regions Aminius Constituency.
The National Youth Service was given N.dollars 100 000 for its disability project, while the !Nara and Flamingo primary schools in Walvis Bay received N.dollars 50 000 each to construct classrooms.
Another N.dollars 50 000 was given to the DRC School Project and Community Centre in Swakopmund, also for gardening purposes.
The Sunshine Daycare Centre in Walvis Bay, which takes care of differently abled children, received baking pans and bread flour worth N.dollars 20 000 for its bread baking business.
Governors of the Otjozondjupa and Hardap regions, Otto Ipinge and Esme Isaack took home canned fish worth a combined N.dollars 50 000.
The fish will be given to communities who are in need of food.
Previous pledges made by Erongo Marine Enterprises this year include a N.dollars 250 000 cash donation at Founding President, Sam Nujomas 88th birthday celebrations.
This is to be used for the completion of a clinic and primary school at his farm, Etunda.
The coastal company also gave canned fish worth N.dollars 100 000 to the Sam Nujoma Foundation.
It also pledged N.dollars 135 000 to 21-year old Simon Petrus from the Ohangwena Region to pay for his three-year Diploma in Electronics at the Windhoek Vocational Training Centre.